Leimen (dpa / lsw) - Because he is said to have contacted a man via a dating platform and robbed him, a young person from Leimen (Rhein-Neckar district) has been taken into custody. As the police and prosecutors announced on Tuesday, the 16-year-old is suspected of extortion.
The teenager is said to have posed as a woman on a dating portal and lured a 22-year-old to an alleged date in his apartment. When the man arrived, the youth is said to have hit him in the face with his fist and demanded money. According to the information, the man gave the youth his wallet, from which he took 20 euros. The slightly injured man left the apartment and called the police.
Officials arrested the youth after the incident Monday night. On Tuesday he was brought before a magistrate who issued an arrest warrant.